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- Professional Development | Grades 5 – 9 | Professional Library | Journal
Peek, Peak, Pique: Using Homophones to Teach Vocabulary (and Spelling!)
Argues that regular homophone practice enhances vocabulary knowledge, spelling skills, pronunciation ability, and overall reading proficiency. Describes how card games played with decks of homophones helped to accomplish these things. Notes particular benefits of homophone games to ESL students, and outlines key advantages of using the games.
- Professional Development | Grades 9 – 12 | Professional Library | Book
Studying Literature: New Approaches to Poetry and Fiction
The book includes a variety of literary texts, along with accessible discussions and stimulating exercises to help students investigate the values, assumptions, and practices that underlie literary activity.